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5 Strategies for Finding Success in the Face of Failure

Honoree Corder | Posted 07.27.2014 | Business
Honoree Corder

Just when you think the way has cleared for a smooth ride, challenges come up just to keep life and business interesting. How do you find success in the face of setbacks? How do you keep a great attitude and set yourself up to win?

What If the World Finds Out I Am a Fraud?

Raymmar Tirado | Posted 07.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Raymmar Tirado

I am willing to pay whatever the price might be, for being unabashedly me. There will be no shield, no barrier, no buffer between me and the real world. No one to blame for my failures but myself. And that my friends, is absolutely terrifying.

There Is No Competition

Miriam Ava | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Miriam Ava

Perfectionism stifles creativity. Pressure to achieve kills innovation. Productivity on steroids becomes mass production.

How Failing The Bar Helped This Attorney Achieve Her Dream Career

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | Women

We all face our fair share of roadblocks on the path to success, and it's the big ones that can force us to decide if we're going to give up or keep p...

The Life-Changing Lesson I Learned at 19, Plus How Arianna Huffington Contributed to My Triumphant Year

Tywan Wade | Posted 07.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Tywan Wade

I'll simply ask, "What can I learn and how can I be better for it?" I think that this thing called life is all about that. Nothing is here to punish us, but to help us become the highest version of ourselves.

8 Things The World's Most Successful People All Have In Common

The Week | Eric Barker | Posted 05.20.2014 | World

I've posted a lot about the strategies of very successful people: artists, scientists, business leaders… Looking back, what patterns do we see? ...

5 Lessons From Failure

MeiMei Fox | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
MeiMei Fox

In the end, we can view failure as just this: a learning opportunity. A growth experience. A chance to re-focus on what truly matters in life: making an effort to go after your dreams, connecting authentically with yourself and others, and appreciating the many blessings you already have.

What This Successful Journalist Can Teach Us About Failure

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

Could intentionally setting yourself up for failure actually lead to your greatest success in life? Renowned journalist George Plimpton spent his c...

30 Life Lessons I Learned By Age 30

Susie Moore | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Susie Moore

Some days I feel young enough to be a little foolish now and then and at other times, I think I am old enough to know better.

An Entrepreneur's Confession: Six Lessons From Six Years In Business

Tomas Gorny | Posted 07.15.2014 | Small Business
Tomas Gorny

As the company I co-founded, marks the sixth anniversary of acquiring its first customer, I am taking a moment to look back on some of the lessons I've learned along the way.

Lessons on Leadership from Children's Books

Adam Grant | Posted 07.15.2014 | Books
Adam Grant

Being a leader is a complex task, but the defining moments of great leadership can be surprisingly simple. As a father of three kids under six, I've noticed some striking parallels between the morals of bedtime stories and the legacies of illustrious leaders.

9 Simple Statements That Will Make You Think Differently About The World

The Motley Fool | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
The Motley Fool

A few smart sentences can change the way you think. Here are a few I read recently that got my mind twirling.

Final Words to a Team in Pursuit of a National Championship

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

I have been working for the past year with a collegiate team with realistic aspirations of winning an NCAA championship. They have been an amazing group of athletes who have struggled through challenges, stayed committed to their goals, and remained united as a team.

All I Need to Know, I Learned When I Failed Out of College

Ed Tseng | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Ed Tseng

In sports, I was always driven to come back after failing. Why couldn't I do that in school? So I needed to figure out what I was going to do for the rest of my life. Would I just get a degree anywhere and work in the computer field, or should I follow my passion?

A Simple Mind Trick That Will Help You Manage Stress

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

In a Seinfeld episode titled "The Jimmy," the character of George finds himself in a stressful situation and starts speaking in the third person: "Geo...

Owning Imperfection

Joanne Heyman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Joanne Heyman

Our allergy to risking and potentially failing, all the while worshiping at the altar of perfection, may actually be hindering our health, happiness and achievement.

Shh... Let's Talk About How We Need to Fail More in International Development

Alex Amouyel | Posted 06.28.2014 | Impact
Alex Amouyel

The incentives to acknowledge failure are also not there -- donors are more likely to give money next year to organizations who've succeeded and whether you are a government, a corporate, or a philanthropist, you don't want to see that your money was wasted when it's about saving lives.

How to Conquer Disappointment and Show It Who's Boss!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 06.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sarina Tomel

You can turn disappointment into a positive, life-changing experience with the potential to catapult you into a place in life you never even imagined.

4 Tips on the Quickest Way to Win

Tracy Crossley | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Tracy Crossley

Winning isn't about the finish line, it's living daily connected to the moment and taking time to do what we love. Success then equals fulfillment.

Failing in Development is Acceptable as Long as You Learn

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 06.21.2014 | Huffpost Code
Alex Ivanovs

Get comfortable with the fact that your code is going to fail and disappoint you, because that's the only way forward.

5 Ways Dwelling On The Negative Affects Your Well-Being

Guy Winch, Ph.D. | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Guy Winch, Ph.D.

While it is natural to reflect on upsetting experiences, brooding involves replaying the same scenes in your mind and reliving the emotional distress you felt at the time. Once you are in the habit of ruminating, the urge to brood can be easy to trigger and difficult to ignore.

3 Ways Failure Can Help Build a Business and Mistakes to Avoid

Jason Grill | Posted 06.16.2014 | Small Business
Jason Grill

Life is a journey and not a destination. Failure and mistakes are going to happen along the way.

3 Things To Remember When You Feel Like You're Failing

Business Insider | Jacquelyn Smith | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

If you were to examine the lives of some of the most successful people, you’d find many pathways marked by failure. Take Abraham Lincoln. “He f...

5 Important Things To Remember When You're Rejected

Madonna Matta | Posted 06.10.2014 | Teen
Madonna Matta

Remember the dreaded thin letter is simply a thin letter. This piece of paper says nothing about your worth, creativity or potential.

Can Serena Williams Really Teach You Anything About Business?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

Executives who want a real career, to build a real business, follow Williams's example at their peril.